Monday, Oct 22 12 p.m. (ET)

Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

It was described as a "shattering of a glass ceiling" in American classical music. When Marin Alsop was named conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra she became the first woman to lead a top-ranked American orchestra. Now, several...

Monday, Oct 22 1 p.m. (ET)

Scientists vs. Politicians in Public Policy

What happens when cutting-edge science gets caught in the middle of political and ethical debates? Today, many decisions about issues like global warming and stem-cell research are influenced by people without technical proficiency in...

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The Politics Hour – December 26, 2014

Friday, Dec 26 2014The Politics Hour crew, along with D.C. Attorney General Elect Karl Racine, U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Virginia Del. Dave Albo (R-Fairfax) looks at what's in store in the political year 2015.

Golden Age of Board Games

Monday, Dec 22 2014Family gatherings often include a trip to the closet to haul out a dusty box of Clue or Monopoly. We find out what's new in board games, the lessons they help us learn and why gathering around a square board with tiny plastic pieces still appeals to us in a game culture saturated by technology.